Travel advice relevant to you

We realise different types of travellers need different types of advice. So here are a range of special-interest pages.

Going backpacking this summer?

Girl taking a photo of herself in front of Sydney Harbour bridge (copyright Getty Images)


If you are, check our our page of travel advice and links especially for you.  And if you're wondering what to do and where to go whilst you're away then have a look at the new Lonely Planet interactive map on our Go Gap Year site. It feautures 100s of cool destinations, unusual activities and far-flung festivals.

Travel advice relevant to you

Recent news and events

LOCATE: new service to help find citizens in an emergency

The FCO today launches a new service called LOCATE which will help it to track down Britons in the event of a crisis abroad.

Comoros Travel Advice Update

The Foreign Office has changed its travel advice for Comoros

Foreign Office launches web page on Champions League final in Moscow

The FCO launched a new web page on 30 April giving advice and tips for football fans intending to head to Moscow for the Champions League Final.

2008 Olympics

and Paralympic Games

FCO Stay on Track logo for the Olympics

Taking a gap year?

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Lost your passport?

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